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Samantha P.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Samantha P.

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I am a believer that a student-teacher relationship should be a positive and honest one. I am not here to sit and brood in judgement. I am here to help you (the student) help yourself open your ears to the wide array of sounds the viola has to offer. I am heavily technique-based and work extensively to address issues in the left hand and right (bow) hand so we can work together for you to achieve the best sound possible.

About Samantha

I am a passionate believer that musical talent is not innate or inherent. It is grown through hard-work, self-discipline, proper guidance from caring teachers. As a private teacher, I believe in the potential of all my students to achieve their goals. Maintaining a positive and honest relationship

Vera S.

1 Review
Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Italian, Serbian, German
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Vera S.

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About Vera

Vera completed her undergraduate studies at Illinois Wesleyan University and her Master’s degree in Violin Performance and Pedagogy at Northwestern University under the instruction of worldly acclaimed soloist and pedagogue, Gerardo Ribeiro. She has participated and performed in chamber music fest

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Julissa G.
Beginner violin lessons

I am completely overjoyed my violin lessons! My teacher is very professional, accommodating, keeps class interesting and I am continuously learning new things. She strives to get the best out of her students because she sees your efforts put forth and potential. I couldn't have asked for a better violin teacher! Highly recommend, Amazing instructor!

Carolina C.

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Bachelor in Music Performance from Fundacion Universitaria Juan N Corpas
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Carolina C.

1 Review
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My main focus for me would be for you to enjoy making music. That means
1. Working in a smart way so you would reach the best from your potential in a comfortable way.
2. Understanding that each person is unique and in that matters, the way of learning, of relating with the teacher and approaching to the violin playing.
3. Having fun while practicing and during the lesson.

About Carolina

Carolina is a dedicated and versatile music teacher, with wide ranging experience and a passion for helping people grow and fill their potential. She got her Bachelor’s degree in her hometown Colombia from the Fundación Universitaria Juan N Corpas and her Master’s Degree from DePaul University.

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Estefania Riveros
Lessons with Carolina have been life-changing. She always guides me in a caring and patient manner. In the learning process, I have gained a greater sound, freedom of motion and a deeper connection to my instrument.

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Shannon S.

57 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

57 Reviews
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beginning through intermediate.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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Ava
First lesson with Shannon. Communication with her is excellent and she is very organized. My daughter is looking forward to working with her more.
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Jaidee
My daughter is really enjoying her time with Ms. Shannon

Jiawei Y.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • M.M. Viola Performance from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jiawei Y.

2 Reviews
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Gratuate student at The Juilliard School major in viola performance. Will offer instruction and demonstration on viola solo repertoire, orchestra as well as chamber music repertoire. It is always a great pleasure to share my passion in music with you!

About Jiawei

Adjunct Faculty of Violin/Viola, New York University Coach, Mannes School of Music Prep Division The Juilliard School, Master of Music, Viola Performance Bard College, B.A. Philosophy Bard Conservatory of Music, B.M. Viola Performance Experienced with teaching both children and adult students

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Jess
Though our experience with Jiawei was brief (just three lessons as a summer fill-in for our regular teacher), our daughter very much enjoyed working with her. Jiawei is certainly someone we would pursue as a regular teacher if we had that need.
Oona
Student says she was very nice and very insightful.
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Trinity H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • BM in Performance from Winthrop University
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Trinity H.

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With my own practice, I want to expand the horizons of music and where it can take me. Because of this, I plan to structure each of your lessons around growth and patience. Often the best way to improve is to gradually start with the root of your struggles and built from there.

Lessons:
***EXTRA VIOLA for in-person lessons*** Beginners who don’t have an instrument yet can use my 15’’ viola during their lesson. Typically that size would be played comfortably by a child, but if you have any questions please let me know.

For lessons at my home or in the community center, parents/guardians are welcome to sit in.

Adult beginners are also welcome!

Some examples of the things you may want to work on:
-performance skills/etiquette
-intonation
-strings methods
-bow work
-scales
-ensemble playing (quartet, orchestra, chamber, etc)
-practice tips

About Trinity

***Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, I will only offer online lessons. As a result, I have opened up my availability times to accommodate. If the listed times do not work for you, please contact me and we can figure this out!*** Hi! Music is one of the most gravitating forces of my li

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Julian B.
She’s excellent. My son has learned a lot from her and wants to continue his lessons.
Emily
We got a good basic lesson today. Thanks Trinity!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Downers Grove is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $120 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$69 average

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"JoAnne is very skilled & knows how to work with my child at her level."
Camille
Took Viola lessons from JoAnne H.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"It's amazing how remote sessions with Kendra would be this effective for my 12-year old daughter. Definitely planning on continuing the lessons!"
Kay
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"The best violin and viola teacher that I have ever had. She is flexible and encouraging and is great."
Paloma
Took Viola lessons from Karla N.
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"On behalf of Jorden, she truly enjoyed her session. She liked the guidance, direction and takeaways and practicing as instructed to be ready for her next session. Thank you Dee!"
Jorden
Took Viola lessons from Dee F.
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"Elisa is a very responsible, skillful, and sweet teacher

Before Elisa moved to Ventura, CA, she was a master student and taught in IP piano school and Kwong Kow Chinese School in Boston, MA. My daughter, Sarina, was one of her students. My daughter loves her so much and made good progress when Elisa was teaching her. Elisa made Sarina relax and comfortable so that she was enjoying the learning process; she emphasized on skill and poses, she tried hard to help the students to get to the best they could. She is reliable as you can talk with her about the timing change and make up lessions. She came to our house to say goodbye and hug Sarina before she left. She is a great teacher that you can count on and you will enjoy her teaching."
Ping
Took Viola lessons from Elisa R.
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"will is a great teacher, he has a clear voice, has patient, knows encouraging kid, leaves home work and follow up with it."
Ying
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Taking lessons from Brian was an awesome experience and extremely beneficial for my solo and ensemble playing with viola. He does an excellent job giving fun and informative lessons that can stick with any student. Private lessons with Brian helped prepare me for the college level of playing that I’m at now and I highly suggest taking lessons from him no matter what age."
Nathan
Took Viola lessons from Brian R.
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"very good fixed the viola so now i can use it properly which i had a hard time doing myself."
michael
Took Viola lessons from Emily S.
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"Helena was a pleasure to work with. It was my first viola lesson in decades. I was not sure how the online lesson would go but it worked well for me. She was so patient and helpful and very encouraging. Look forward to the next lesson!"
Barbara
Took Viola lessons from Helena G.
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